"Research in Germany" at the AGU Fall Meeting 2019 in San Francisco

09 Dec 2019 - 13 Dec 2019
German Research Foundation (DFG)
San Francisco, USA

This year the American Geophysical Union returns to San Francisco to celebrate its centennial. From December 9 to December 13 the AGU invites geoscience enthusiasts from all over the world to its Annual Fall Meeting in the newly renovated Moscone Convention Center. Once again, the “Research in Germany” initiative will present the German geoscientific research landscape. Various research and funding organizations will offer insights in research, funding and career opportunities in German geosciences and environmental sciences. Furthermore, several special events such as a Christmas Career Café, an information event on German research ship programmes and a DFG Leibniz Lecture combined with a German Social will provide networking opportunities for everyone interested in German research.

Meet the following institutions at the joint “Research in Germany” booth, Moscone Convention Center, Exhibit Hall, booth #513:

Funding organizations:

  • American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH)
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation, DFG)

University and non-university research institutions, research and research training programmes:

  • Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI)
  • GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
  • Helmholtz Centre Potsdam – GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
  • AquaDiva
  • ArcTrain
  • VGIScience
  • Our Way to Europe
  • Crossing Boundaries

Visit our booth for the following special events:

  • Learn more about research and career opportunities within the German research landscape at our Christmas Career Café:
    Wed, Dec 11, 2019: 2-4 pm, at the “Research in Germany” information booth
  • Get to know the outstanding German research fleet. Our experts will share their first-hand experience on working on well-known research vessels like RV Polarstern, RV Meteor, RV Maria S. Merian and RV Sonne.
    Thu, Dec. 12, 2019: 3:30pm-4:30pm, at the “Research in Germany” information booth
  • Get more information about research in German geosciences and network at the DFG Leibniz Lecture and the following German Social:
    Thu, Dec. 12, 2019: 7:30 pm, Goethe-Institut San Francisco, 530 Bush Street.

To visit the information booth and the special events at the booth a registration as a participant of the AGU conference is required.


Bettina Schuffert
German Research Foundation
DFG Office North America

Annina Lottermann
German Research Foundation
DFG Head Office Bonn

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